How Slack Phishing Works to Harvest Personal Data and how to Prevent It screenshot

How Slack Phishing Works to Harvest Personal Data and how to Prevent It

The sad reality of 2019 is that phishing is no longer just an email security problem. For a while now it has been a communication security problem—and statistics indicate that said problem is growing. In spite of... Read more

September 2, 2019
Hackers Prove How Easy It Is to Take over Twitter Accounts by Hijacking Jack Dorsey's Profile screenshot

Hackers Prove How Easy It Is to Take over Twitter Accounts by Hijacking Jack Dorsey's Profile

What are the consequences of a compromised social network account? It's fair to say that it largely depends on who owns the said account. For most regular users, it's but an inconvenience which, provided they pay... Read more

September 2, 2019
Hackers Drop Malware Using a Spreadsheet Called 'The Worst 25 Passwords' screenshot

Hackers Drop Malware Using a Spreadsheet Called 'The Worst 25 Passwords'

Back in the day, scams were all about social engineering – confidence artists needed to convince their victims, to woo them in a particular way in order to part them from their cash. Things are somewhat different... Read more

August 30, 2019
Keep Your Info Safe: Now Is the Time to Know Emerging Cyber Threats screenshot

Keep Your Info Safe: Now Is the Time to Know Emerging Cyber Threats

Because of the ever-expanding spread of digital technologies across the world, authorities must hasten the modernization of law enforcement agencies in addition to building an integrated cybercrime management... Read more

August 30, 2019
How to Prevent Pretexting Attacks screenshot

How to Prevent Pretexting Attacks

What is Pretexting? Pretexting is some other form of social engineering where hackers attempt to create a good pretext, or a fictional scenario, which they can use to attempt to rob their targets of their private... Read more

August 29, 2019
How to Set up and Use Microsoft Authenticator Qr Code screenshot

How to Set up and Use Microsoft Authenticator Qr Code

Microsoft Authenticator is an account verification app that lets you sign in to your Microsoft account with greater security while being very easy to use. These days we have to juggle so many different passwords for... Read more

August 27, 2019
What is the Difference Between Passwords and PINs screenshot

What is the Difference Between Passwords and PINs

Historically, passwords have seen a lot of use since ancient times. The first verified use of passwords in the Roman military, where they were used to establish security and assure discipline – and they seem to have... Read more

August 27, 2019
How to Delete User Accounts in Windows 10 screenshot

How to Delete User Accounts in Windows 10

Your Windows 10 user profile is basically a set of files and folders where all of your personal preferences, app settings, documents, and other data are stored. Every Windows 10 user account has a corresponding user... Read more

August 26, 2019
Should We End Daylight Saving Time? screenshot

Should We End Daylight Saving Time?

It's safe to say that probably all of you have heard of Daylight Saving Time (DST), and you might have also seen opponents trying to convince everybody that the concept is ancient and should be abolished entirely. But... Read more

August 26, 2019
What's a Recruiting Scam, and How Does it Work? screenshot

What's a Recruiting Scam, and How Does it Work?

Even though recent years have seen tremendous advancements in the field of online security and combatting online fraudsters, cyber-criminals don't seem to have relented. On the contrary – they just find new and more... Read more

August 22, 2019
FNB Decided to Disable Autofill for Passwords, but Then Immediately Changed Its Mind screenshot

FNB Decided to Disable Autofill for Passwords, but Then Immediately Changed Its Mind

Picking the bank that will take care of our personal finances is not a choice we make lightly. After all, we often give this organization our life savings, and we want to make sure that they are in safe hands. It's... Read more

August 22, 2019
WhatsApp Spyware Update: It Can Now Steal Your Data from Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Google, and Apple screenshot

WhatsApp Spyware Update: It Can Now Steal Your Data from Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, Google, and Apple

Our mobile phones and computers store lots of personal and sensitive information, and it is not a secret that nowadays cybercriminals are incredibly interested in stealing such data. Thus, the need to secure data... Read more

August 22, 2019
Hack-Proof Password: What Is It and How to Set It Up? screenshot

Hack-Proof Password: What Is It and How to Set It Up?

You may not think that cybercriminals are interested in your accounts except for your banking account, perhaps, but the truth is that any piece of information is valuable. Even if a hacker does not need your personal... Read more

August 22, 2019
Surprise, Surprise: In Addition to an Unreliable Service, MoviePass Also Offers Poor Security for Its Customers' Data screenshot

Surprise, Surprise: In Addition to an Unreliable Service, MoviePass Also Offers Poor Security for Its Customers' Data

MoviePass could very well act as proof that not every good idea leads to success. The company was founded about eight years ago, and its business plan is based on what sounds like a brilliant concept. Subscribers pay... Read more

August 21, 2019
Equifax Is Finally Paying for the Massive Data Breach, and You Can Claim Your Share Too screenshot

Equifax Is Finally Paying for the Massive Data Breach, and You Can Claim Your Share Too

Do you remember the massive Equifax data breach that shook the cybersecurity world back in 2017? There’s a follow-up story to this incident, now that Equifax seemingly is paying back its customers who were affected by... Read more

August 21, 2019
Here's How a Stolen Phone Number Can Lead to an Empty Bank Account screenshot

Here's How a Stolen Phone Number Can Lead to an Empty Bank Account

Mobile phones are much more than gadgets to contact someone. We use these devices to shop online, to share our moments on social media platforms, to check our banking account’s balance, to play mobile games, navigate... Read more

August 21, 2019
Going Back to School? Consider Using a VPN screenshot

Going Back to School? Consider Using a VPN

If you just got accepted into college, you might be concerned with things like finding a place to live or getting to know your classmates. However, specialists urge to think about cybersecurity in college too. One of... Read more

August 21, 2019
The Oyster Site Was Shut down Due to Password Recycling screenshot

The Oyster Site Was Shut down Due to Password Recycling

So you wanted to get an Oyster card, top it up, or buy a season ticket, but when you tried to do so via the official website, you were not able to do it. Although the services are fully restored now, just a few days... Read more

August 21, 2019
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